Chief of Police
The City of Madison, Alabama, recently ranked as the #1 place to live in Alabama, located west of Huntsville and known for its high-quality schools, highly educated occupants and high-tech companies, is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief to direct a progressive and diverse department with over 107 total personnel. Madison is a rapidly growing and dynamic city with approximately 49,000 residents. Madison’s Police Chief provides strategic leadership, vision and management for the department including Patrol Division, Investigations Division, Special Operations Division (including School Resource Officers, Traffic, Training and Animal Control services), Professional Standards Division (including CALEA management, Internal Affairs and Community Relations), Dispatch and Records.
The Chief of Police is appointed by the City Council and reports to the Mayor for a term coextensive with the term of Council. The position requires progressive police supervisor experience. The successful candidate must have at least 15 years of police experience with an excellent performance record in Federal, State or Local law enforcement. Ten years direct supervisory experience preferred, with experience at the Lieutenant or Commander level a plus. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or related field. Formal training in police administration, planning and methods, as well as coursework in management and employment laws, also desirable. Demonstrated knowledge of modern patrol techniques, personnel management and exceptional leadership skills are required. Residence in the City of Madison is required within six months of appointment. Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 D.O.Q. Excellent benefit package includes retirement with RSA and affordable health insurance. To view the full job posting requirements and to apply online, please visit our website @ www.madisonal.gov. Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen. Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For additional information, see our recruitment brochure:
100 Hughes RD
Madison, AL 35758
To view the full job posting requirements and to apply online, please visit our website @ www.madisonal.gov. Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen.